CJF-CBC Indigenous Journalism Fellowships

Company: CJF-CBC
Category: Fellowships
Job: Training
Remuneration: Paid
Location: Winnipeg
Deadline to apply: February 16, 2018
Duration: One Month


The CJF-CBC Indigenous Journalism Fellowships are offered to two Indigenous journalists with one to ten years of experience. The award aims to foster better comprehension of Indigenous issues in Canada’s major media and community outlets.

Successful applicants will:

  • Spend one month (June, September or October 2018) with the CBC News Indigenous Unit in Winnipeg (www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous).
  • Have a training stipend of $3,000, all associated travel and accommodation, a per diem for meals and other reasonable expenses, provided by The Canadian Journalism Foundation.
  • Be recognized at the CJF Awards on June 14, 2018, in Toronto.
  • Write or produce an article/piece or series upon completion of their fellowship opportunity, which will be considered for publication or broadcast by CBC News.


Applications will be welcomed from Indigenous journalists who, for one to ten years, have been employed by, are under contract to, or are freelancing on the news and editorial side of regularly published newspapers and periodicals, television, radio, or online sites.

To Apply:

You can apply online here

  • Submit a detailed proposal of no more than two pages outlining how you would like to use this opportunity to expand knowledge of a key Indigenous issue.
  • Provide links to two examples of your work.
  • Include your resume.
  • Include at least one letter of recommendation from a relevant employer.

For more information:
Contact: Natalie Turvey
Executive Director
The Canadian Journalism Foundation


Since 1990, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) has been working to preserve, provoke, and enhance excellence in journalism. The CJF has been dedicated to acting as a catalyst for open and honest dialogue – helping to improve relationships between and understanding of the media and the private and public organizations that are often the focus of media and public attention. It is a pivotal distinction that sets The Canadian Journalism Foundation apart.